Thursday, April 26, 2018

Tag: capital punishment

Oklahoma Officials Plan to Use Nitrogen for...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After trying unsuccessfully for months to obtain lethal injection drugs, Oklahoma officials said Wednesday they plan to use nitrogen gas...

South Carolina Senate Brings Back Electric Chair...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After years without the drugs to do lethal injections, the South Carolina Senate has agreed to require condemned inmates go...

Supreme Court Rulings Reshape Penalties for Young...

Among the U.S. Supreme Court's many rulings on juveniles and crime, several big cases over the past dozen years have narrowed the instances in...

Anti-Death Penalty Florida State Attorney Sues Governor...

Florida has a complicated history with capital punishment. The state leads the country in death-row exonerations and, since Florida Gov. Rick Scott has been...

Washington State Lawmakers Say Death Penalty Not...

A group of bipartisan lawmakers in Washington state on Monday, Jan. 16, announced plans to introduce new legislation that would abolish the death penalty...

Maryland Governor to File Legislation Repealing Death...

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has set the state on the path to repealing the death penalty, announcing that he will file legislation this week...